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Bee Care, Resources, and Products:
Feeding bees – a useful compendium of information on mixing syrups and feeding bees
Plant and flower nectar and pollen sources for North America.
An article on making a candy board for emergency winter feeding.
A website that seems to have a lot of interesting bee info for all ages, here, with thanks to Carrie Cadwell of Seattle, WA.
What does a honey label tell you? What can we count on and what questions should we ask? This informational webpage was suggested by one of our contacts for anyone buying or selling honey.
Check out this UK website with lots of nice basic information for people interested in beekeeping.
Baltimore City application for keeping bees (Community Law Center, Baltimore)
Baltimore Co. regulations on the keeping of beehives
A link to Maryland rules for selling honey publicly, if your income from that pursuit is under $25,000.
A recent study from UMD on the effect of fungicides on bees’ susceptibility to Nosema
An Oregon State publication listing many pesticides, their trade names, and toxicity information
A list of major studies on the effect of neonics on bees
Alternate, lower impact pesticides for home use from Smart on Pesticides Maryland